The Hartford has hired John Wilcox as chief strategy and ventures officer.
In this newly-created position, The Hartford said Wilcox will lead efforts to capitalize on new opportunities to “drive growth through innovation and improve operating capabilities.”
The move marks a return to the company for Wilcox. His three decades of insurance industry experience includes four years at The Hartford in senior leadership positions in corporate strategy and Personal Lines.
Since 2012, Wilcox has served as president and chief operating officer at Risk Strategies Co., a national insurance brokerage firm. Prior to joining The Hartford in 2008, Wilcox was a partner with McKinsey & Co. His career includes previous positions with Hyperion Capital Management, Deloitte & Touche Management Consulting and Marsh & McLennan.
He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift.
“Establishing this role enables us to advance our strategy while maintaining our focus on strong day-to-day execution,” said Swift.
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